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Ms. Gibson from Homestead FL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Open the Door to a New World of Learning

My students need sensory equipment to increase attention for improved learning.

  • $405 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students I work with attend the AfCwA. They are nonverbal, have many sensory issues, and have decreased interaction with functional activities.

Our elementary school is a Title I school with a large migrant population.

Our students qualify to receive free or reduce price lunch.

My children with Autism have language, motor, and cognitive delays and learn at their own pace. There interaction in functional activities is often diminished due to decreased attention to task and difficulty processing sensory input from their environment. Many of the children are adversely affected by information that we take for granted in the environment and have difficulty functionally engaging in activities. Once they are able to attend, you are able to discover all the amazing talents and abilities that frequently go unseen unless you find just the right way to open the door. Let's open the door!

My Project

The ball chairs and fidget bands will allow my students to move while they are seated. The light tube and lavender diffuser will provide a calming atmosphere.

These essential sensory materials and strategies will help my students focus and concentrate on learning new things.

Sensory chairs and bands will assist to promote self organization and the scent of lavender provides soothing aromas that assist with decreasing unnecessary sensory stimulation. When we are able to process sensory information more effectively our ability to understand and learn increases significantly. It is time to " Open the Doors to a New World of Learning."

Ms. Gibson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Alternative School Classroom Flexible Desk Seating for Active Students with Satisfaction Guarantee, Blue/Green • Amazon Business $69.98 2 $139.96
SensoryMoon 3.9 ft Bubble Tube Floor Lamp w 10 Fish, 20 Color Remote and Tall Water Tower Tank is Best LED Aqua Night Light for Kids Bedroom, Autism or Fake Aquarium Column Stand for Living Room Decor • Amazon Business $119.00 1 $119.00
URPOWER 2nd Version Essential Oil Diffuser Aroma Essential Oil Cool Mist Humidifier with Adjustable Mist Mode,Waterless Auto Shut-off and 7 Color LED Lights Changing for Home Office Baby • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Lavender Essential Oil - Highest Quality Therapeutic Grade Backed by Research - Largest 4 Oz Bottle with Premium Glass Dropper - 100% Pure and Natural - Guaranteed Results - Essential Labs • Amazon Business $13.15 1 $13.15
Stretchy Resistance Fidget Bands Toy For Kids 3 Pack | Bounce, Kick & Stretch Your Feet | For ADHD, ADD, SPD, Autism & Poor Concentration | Improve Classroom Focus, Ameliorate Sensory Input • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
Mess Free Egg Coloring Tongs & Child Apron Bundle • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$308.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$343.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.64

Total project goal

$404.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$404.26

1 Donor

-$404.26

Donations toward project cost

-$343.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.64

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$0.00

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